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Silverhair is an experienced player spanning 3 kingdoms and multiple different account types, who loves to share knowledge on the intricacies of this wonderful and perplexing game we all play.

The Bazaar: An In-depth Look

The Bazaar – Guide and Analysis With the release of the Bazaar, the first new addition to the Alliance City since its release, we thought it might be time to do a little analysis and evaluate its effectiveness as a building that allows you to unlock some of the stored value in accounts. We have previously suggested that material / ...

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#1 MOST REQUESTED FEATURE – What is it?

So, after the apparently unscheduled outage of Game of War, the blog has announced that MZ will be implementing the #1 MOST REQUESTED FEATURE. What do you think that #1 MOST REQUESTED FEATURE is? Do you interpret the capitalised and bolded words INCREASE and MARCH and VICTORY to suggest that there will be an increase in the march size allowed? ...

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Fix it Up, MZ

As a follow-up to yesterday’s open letter from K442 to Machine Zone, K326 has taken a more direct route to giving MZ feedback that they feel there are things that need to be FIXED UP. K326 has asked for MZ to FIX IT UP, in the most direct way they could think of.  With a mass tree-hugging sit-in at the ...

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Boycott update – trial kingdom merge

MZ have announced on their official blog some acknowledgement of the recent ‘boycott’ activity in almost all kingdoms.  The full detail is here.  This is as a response to an immense outpouring of dissatisfaction across many kingdoms.  Stayalive clearly kicked it off as announced on his instagram account, and as posted on this site here yesterday.  http://www.insidegameofwar.com/stayalive-boycotts-kvks-until-further-notice/ But since then, ...

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Does Game of War have hidden combat boosts?

There is a long history of video game creators having a bit of fun, hiding little jokes in the form of ‘Easter Eggs’.  For example here is a nice list of the top 100 easter eggs in video games.  There is also a bit of a history of games having hidden abilities that require unlocking, with one of the best ...

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TINSTAAFL and TARDIS – The Economics of Game of War

TINSTAAFL TARDISes and ECONOMICS – OH MY!!!! In the beginning there was Game of War, and it was a relatively simple game where you could go to burn stuff and chat to friends.  It was also a relatively complex social experiment with kingdoms and alliances and taxes and resources and a central currency called Gold. A lot of thought went ...

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